Koorie AOD Program Overview

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Following discussions with Justice Health about the need for a drug and alcohol program for Aboriginal men, a Koorie-specific AOD pilot program was developed by Caraniche and commissioned by Justice Health.

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    Koorie Drug & Alcohol Pilot Program and Development

    Grounded in a set of cultural principles, the program design was informed by national guidelines, underpinned by culturally relevant theories, as well as incorporating cultural elements of psychological wellbeing and spirituality. Read more here.

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    Connecting with Koorie culture

    “The Koorie AOD program is an opportunity for the men to share their own stories around culture. They are then more able to reflect on how drugs and alcohol have impacted their connection to culture.” Read more here.

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    Delivering the Koorie Drug and Alcohol Program

    “The Koorie program is an opportunity for the men to share their own stories around culture.” Read about the program aims, objectives and program components here.

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    Program Participant Feedback

    “There are a lot of problems that in normal courses we still walk away with because we don’t get to deal with them. By having this course you can actually start to deal with that….”  Read more participant feedback here.